Guy Fawkes

Originally posted on Invitation To Events:
Guy Fawkes, from ‘Peeps into the Past’ ? Born in York to Edward and Edith Fawkes, Guy Fawkes was baptised a Protestant at St Michael le Belfry on the 16th April 1570. His father was a proctor of the ecclesiastical courts and advocate of the consistory court of the…

Haunted House Trail

Halloween-themed haunted houses first emerged during the Great Depression as ways to distract young tricksters. Groups of families would deck out their basements with home made scary decorations. Then they would hold “house-to-house” parties, where the children would travel from basement to basement, experiencing different scary scenes. Trails Of Terror A 1937 party pamphlet is quoted in Lisa … More Haunted House Trail

On a hunt for modern art around Bruges

This summer we visited the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bruges. On the way to our hotel, we passed one of the large art installations currently situated on the canals. Large art installations – What’s that all about? From 5 May to 16 September 2018 Triennial Bruges 2018 is taking place.  Held once every three years an artistic route spreads across … More On a hunt for modern art around Bruges